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Arcade Fire brings grooves and spectacle to Mansfield

MANSFIELD — “What the hell is this? What’s going on here?”

Those were the first words out of Win Butler’s mouth as his band, Arcade Fire, took the stage at the Xfinity Center on Tuesday night. An illusion had just been cast, as mysterious figures walked out wearing oversized papier-mache heads created in the band’s likeness, rendering them human bobbleheads. They were imposters.

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